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The Boiling Crab

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14241 Euclid St, Ste C116, Garden Grove, CA 92843-4979
+1 714-265-2722
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The fastest table turn over I have ever seen. It makes for a very short wait line. tThe servers are nice and appear to have great team work. The shrimps and the mussels were simply delicious. Service was excellent. I'd go there again if I am in the area.

Thank Rafael0210
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Absolutely recommend! It's usually crowed at dinner time, but really worth to wait in line! Any sauces of shrimps is great!! Fries are tasty too!!!

Thank Tiffany Y
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189 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

An UBER driver recommended this place and I'm so glad she did. Skip the crab (it comes in frozen) and order the mussels, Manila clams and shrimp. It's all served in a bag with the seasonings of your choice. I chose Cajun for my shrimp and mussels and garlic butter for my clams. Don't wear your Sunday church clothes -... More 

Thank shoesArkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Still the best place to get your shrimps even though their prices went up a lil bit but still the best my mom comes all the way from ocean side to just have a taste that chabang thing hahaha keep on the good work

Thank yusuf a
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

And the way I like it they don't skimp you on spices or ingredients that's why they have good business we ordered Dungeness crab, shrimp, clam, crawfish, oysters, and Cajun fries.

Thank daikin
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2015

my daughter in law insisted we try this place as she mentioned it was different! it was a 20 minute wait before we were escorted to our table after which the magic began.... of course i was warned it was going to be an all out finger licking meal..... we ordered the lemon pepper prawns .....the chilli lobster and crabs....... More 

Thank paree_11
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015

The concept here is pretty awesome! Wax paper on the table. Pick your choice of seasonings, and your items and they come in a bag tat you can sprawl out on the table and get messy. You have to get the whole shebang and it's awesome on Shrimp and corn. Market price for seafood, but it's very reasonable. This was... More 

Thank HanKelly
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Had a lunch here with some family. My nephews were over the moon about eating their food with their hands and no plates or silverware. We had crawfishes, shrimps, snow crab legs, oysters, and Cajun fries. Everything was excellent but he oysters. These didn't taste fresh at all. I had all kinds of oysters and these were just slimy and... More 

Thank Beth L
Corona, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2015

I was a little hesitant since there was about a 30 min wait.....but oh was it worth it! The staff was very pleasant and accommodating. We ordered shrimp, oysters, sausage, and Corn on the cob. I had my hand in a cast and the waitress brought me a plastic bag to put over it! We ended up only ordering 6... More 

Thank Scubarobin
Downey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2014

Long, LONG wait but it's worth it. I've been here a few times and love the shrimp and King Crab legs! Always fresh and I always get the whole shabang. It can get a little messy because you peel and eat as you go but they have napkins and bibs for you. I've also tried their oysters, crawfish, and clams... More 

Thank Humberto S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14241 Euclid St, Ste C116, Garden Grove, CA 92843-4979
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 714-265-2722

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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